WoRMS taxon details

Oceanometra gigantea (AH Clark, 1908)

711272  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:711272)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(ofThalassometra gigantea AH Clark, 1908) Clark, A.H. 1908. Descriptions of new species of crinoids, chiefly from the collections made by the U.S. Fisheries steamer "Albatross" at the Hawaiian Islands in 1902; with Remarks on the classification of the Comatulida.-Proceedings of the United States National Museum 34(1608): 209-239. [details]   
Holotype  USNM 22687  
Holotype USNM 22687
Distribution Off Kauai, Hawaiian Islands; Depth range : 786-872 m  
Distribution Off Kauai, Hawaiian Islands; Depth range : 786-872 m [details]
Messing, C. (2018). World List of Crinoidea. Oceanometra gigantea (AH Clark, 1908). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=711272 on 2018-12-16
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original description  (ofThalassometra gigantea AH Clark, 1908) Clark, A.H. 1908. Descriptions of new species of crinoids, chiefly from the collections made by the U.S. Fisheries steamer "Albatross" at the Hawaiian Islands in 1902; with Remarks on the classification of the Comatulida.-Proceedings of the United States National Museum 34(1608): 209-239. [details]   

basis of record Clark AH (1950) A monograph of the existing crinoids. 1(4c). Bulletin of the U.S. National Museum 82:1-383, 32 pls. [details]   

source of synonymy Clark AH (1916) Six new genera of unstalked crinoids belonging to the families Thalassometridae and Charitometridae. Washington Academy of Sciences, Journal 6 (17):605-608. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
Holotype USNM 22687
From editor or global species database
Diagnosis Large stout Oceanometra with second brachitaxis ossicle and brachial 2 (but not first brachitaxis ossicle and brachial 1) bearing high sharp midaboral keel. Arms 17, 180 mm long. Cirri stout, 75 mm long with 48-62 (usually 55-60) cirrals. [details]

Distribution Off Kauai, Hawaiian Islands; Depth range : 786-872 m [details]